5 organic drinks (with recipes) for your summer wedding

The summer season is all about two things: love and parties. The summer wedding, of course, encompasses both into one big, romantic event with a signature beverage to boot. As wedding planners polish off their menu plans for the summer season, many healthy, organic drinks are starting to top of the list. Coincidentally, we've also been focusing on healthy alternatives to the [...]

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5 high protein vegan snacks that are perfect for hiking

There’s nothing like a solid summer hike to immerse yourself in nature and get the blood pumping. But when your diet is plant-based, you’ve got to be sure to keep your energy up with high protein vegan snacks. Nibbling on foods that are rich in protein will keep you from feeling tired, sore, and cranky. This [...]

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How to make ginger tea for (healthy) weight loss

When it comes to unwinding after a long day or soothing an upset tummy, ginger tea is a timeless remedy. But did you know that it’s also an incredibly useful tool in reaching your optimal body weight?Studies have shown that consuming ginger helps speed up the metabolic system which leads to some pretty significant calorie burn. It also helps lower [...]

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9 best times to suck a mint and have fresh breath

Everyone knows fresh breath is sexy, but let’s face it — some of us are pretty lazy when it comes to oral hygiene. So when we’re not brushing, flossing, and rinsing on the reg, popping an organic mint is our next best tip to reduce bad breath. As a friendly reminder to those guilty of skipping brushing sessions, we’ve put together [...]

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How to make sugar free ginger mint lemonade

Meet your new summer staple: ginger mint lemonade. Try it once and you'll find yourself craving its thirst-quenching flavor and feel-good ginger mint benefits. Before long you’ll be requesting it at roadside lemonade stands, and when you realize this fab trend hasn’t quite caught on yet, you’ll be ushering your kids into the kitchen to form a ginger mint lemonade [...]

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How to make spicy jackfruit tacos for dad

We’ve been experimenting with jackfruit recipes. If you’re still in the dark about the wonders of canned jackfruit, be sure to check out our recent post on Vegan Jackfruit Pulled Pork. And if you’re up to speed, follow along as prep this fabulous Father’s Day feast of vegan jackfruit tacos. Dad’s the world over will be shocked to learn that [...]

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How to make a vegan BBQ pulled pork-style sandwich from canned jackfruit

Have you heard the buzz about canned jackfruit? The first time we tried making canned jackfruit into vegan pulled pork, we were skeptical. Needless to say, we were hooked after the first bite. We even fed a table of vegetarians, vegans, and meat eaters and everyone agreed: canned jackfruit makes one hell of a vegan pulled pork recipe! Simulated meat products tend to [...]

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Tacos, traffic, and tofu with Vegan Yack Attack

If you were under the impression that veganism is boring, two things: (1) You’ve been living under a rock, honey and (2) you clearly haven’t met Jackie Sobon, the founder of Vegan Yack Attack, a fun, fresh vegan food blog that packs some serious and delicious punch. Straight up: Food is Jackie’s life. She fully admits with a smile and [...]

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Summer is Coming! The Ultimate, Garden Fresh Mojito

Mint. What are three things that come to mind when thinking of this tenacious garden plant? Sun tea? A spirited garnish? Or a salad woven with herbs? Yes, yes, and yes. We need to sneak mojitos in there too. What would summer be without a mojito made with fresh mint? The pairing of lime and mint is both bold and [...]

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6 easy vegetarian picnic foods that everyone will love

We’re taking the guess work out of picnic planning by handing over our list of easy vegetarian picnic foods that will leave your party craving more. Keep this roster of healthy picnic snacks in your back pocket to keep your beach, park, and patio menus fresh all summer long. If you’re tired of massaging kale, you’ve come to the right [...]

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